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I Am a Songwriter

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    My Own Song Got Stuck In My Head.... - I'm so used to constantly having other musician's works stuck in my head. Well I recently started writing again and within a few days, I've...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 3 Responses May 24, 2011

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    Whenever i write a song i want it to be a lesson because one great song can change the world :-)
    Spokenreal Spokenreal 22-25, M Mar 9

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    Gone To Insanity - V1 There is a time for those tears, Moments to collide with the knife, But tonight let me show you the world, The world of insanity, V2 Twisted corners with the...
    TeenyTheTwisted TeenyTheTwisted 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    "My Cup Runneth Over" - This song came to me in a very odd way. I woke up one morning singing the chorus and as I laid there, I thought to myself, "I've never heard this...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    You Don'T See - She walks in with a, Smile and a grin, And laughter for everyone, always there for everyone, No matter how much, She's hurting inside, She never shows it, No she...
    TheEnd14 TheEnd14 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    The Table of My Heart {The Song} - I wrote this story based on a dream I had several years ago. The Bible say's in the days of Moses they had the laws of God engraved on tablets of...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Yesterdays - This is one of the first songs I've written. I really got into song writing after my best friend committed suicide...This is the song I wrote for him. I'd love some...
    BlueJay17 BlueJay17 16-17, F Jan 4, 2013

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    Being A Songwriter - For me, being able to write has been a blessing. Ever since i was young i've had so much crap going through my head. Writing was the way to organise it all and...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    Songs Release Me - born from song created in the dissonnce and harmony of this aotearoa sublime carved in symphonies of community my life is the empty page for every...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Im Just Starting Out - im just starting out as a songwriter and was looking for some feed back so heres my first song ive ever written...
    Kaedenh5 Kaedenh5 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    I love writing music and poetry. I really like writing and playing songs for my friends/family.
    dmsummerwind dmsummerwind 36-40, M Mar 9

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    Bare Witness - I wrote this song one night quite easily and quickly - then I proposed to my now wife. We'd been livin together for 12 years and I thought that was long enough...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    "Lord Save My Children" - As I was growing up, many times I would sit in a nearby room and listen to my mother pray. Sometimes she would pray for over 2 hours naming all...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 7 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    Genuine - Its Saturday night and Im all alone Sitting here right by my phone And Im not fooling anyone, no, no But no one knows what Im all about They look at me without a...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4, 2010

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    He Is The Way, The Truth, And The Life - Always Making up for lost time, can't get ahead for falling behind In a world that is moving way too fast. With all this modern technology...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    My Life As A Songwriter - I am 23 an been writing since I was 14 But use to hide my writing skills away Only recently I have came out my shell And showed family an friends They...
    Andrewslyrics Andrewslyrics 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Any Help? - I'm into writing songs, and getting my first bass guitar soon which will be fun. I'm super dedicated to making it my life aspiration to master the bass. Anyway...
    RobynChroi RobynChroi 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    First Time Writing, Opinions? - i have always liked the idea of being able to write, but i have never actually written a song or poem, and the other day i found myself with a pen...
    thehappyfringe thehappyfringe 18-21 Jul 7, 2012

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    "Living Proof" - I thought I would share this song because it's appropriate for this time of year and the upcoming Holiday "Easter". It's titled "Living Proof" and it's...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    My Dreams Will Never Come True - When I was a little child my mum would tell me that I write my songs down. I would sing and sing. But alas I had stage fright. I did though get a...
    jewels223 jewels223 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    My Caustic Hand - I am a songwriter trying to figure out the direction I should go to pursue this as a career.. it will ultimately be my decision but I'm struggling trying to find...
    HybridHeaven HybridHeaven 18-21, M Aug 6, 2013

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    Or They Write Me - I've been writing songs for thirty years, but I'm not prolific.  In the early years I wrote more because I was in bands that needed sets to be freshened up with...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Oct 9, 2011

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    Taste December - it's cold, i can almost taste december.. . just wishing it would stop though .. -_- .. anyway, here's something i've written back in 2009 with original music by ms...
    avibot avibot 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Home Sweet Home - This story is about my Heavenly Home that I look forward to living someday when I leave this temporary place behind. We've all heard the old phrase "Home Sweet...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    The Songs I Write Are expressions of My Feelings - The songs I write show my emotions.  When I can't say anything I write it all down and put in musical notes to accompany it...
    London182 London182 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2007

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    "He Can See Tomorrow" - This story is about a song I wrote. It's a gospel song titled "He Can See Tomorrow". Sometimes we as humans worry about the future such as the...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    I Occasionally Write Songs - one of many creative outlets, songwriting isn't something i try often. bear that in mind. see with my eyes killed all the flies i apologize i...
    thehappyfringe thehappyfringe 18-21 Oct 12, 2012

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    First Song - I'd greatly appreciate any feedback you have on this song. I wrote it about my lying cheating ex. I trusted you, I let you in, That's when all the pain begins. I...
    glambert5075 glambert5075 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    My First Song - I was five. I would pretend I had a cane and top hat like the WB frog and, tap dancing around, I'd sing, I'll never run away I'll never run away I'll never...
    humdinger humdinger 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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    Undiscovered Songwriter - i have so much to share, so large a volume. writing has been with me since birth. i go back to some lyrics i have written and say; if i could only hear...
    macram macram 46-50, F Nov 9, 2012

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    I love song writing I would love for my songs to be shared with others
    Ifeelkikeaghosht Ifeelkikeaghosht 18-21, F Mar 11

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    Superhero - Superhero Veres1 If i could walk Up the highest mountain Fly the sky's An swim any ocean Il give my all To come rescue you Spread your wings Dont be afraid I...
    Andrewslyrics Andrewslyrics 22-25, M Jan 10, 2013

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    Useless Creative -   Story closed..   ..the end..
    avibot avibot 31-35, M 6 Responses May 16, 2010

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    "Build On The Rock" - This song is the title of my CD I recorded about 15 years ago. It's about the wise man that built his house on the rock and the foolish man that...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Reflection - I used to have a tight grip, but I quickly lost it                   ...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2010

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    I Try to Write Songs to Tear Your Heart Out - Not that I want to make you cry...But I've always loved those songs that go right for the deepest, darkest, hardest things we have to...
    humdinger humdinger 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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    But Am Currently Suffering From The Worst Writers Block Ever - I am by no means on a professional level of songwriting at all. I mostly just keep a notebook that I scribble lines...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    Try To See - Try to see Try to see, What I'm feeling inside, They can't see, What I feel inside, Why can't they see, Why don't they see, That I'm crying in my bed, Beggin for...
    TheEnd14 TheEnd14 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8htlMLHOflo
    LifeIsAnHourglass LifeIsAnHourglass 16-17, F Jan 14

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    You Don't Know Me - ook, heres another one I wrote. This one though is much more recent. I wrote it last week.   I'm always looking for the one person who'll...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4, 2010

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    "Worthy Is The Lamb" - I Found myself litterally at the foot of the cross as Jesus hang there and all I could say as the tears flowed from my eyes was, "Worthy is the...
    michaelraybaker michaelraybaker 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Can't Stop - Recently over the summer I discovered song writing and I'm hooked on it. I've written dozens of songs and it really helps me get my emotions out. I recommend song...
    BallsohardJB23 BallsohardJB23 18-21, M Sep 7, 2013

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    You Bet - Nothing better than writing a song, getting it together with a band and playing it live, or better still hearing it on the radio (yes it has happened quite a few times...
    craiggie craiggie 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    My Songwriting Story - My name is Michael Snyder I live in a small town in Kentucky I'm 19 years old and I want to be a songwriter. All my life I was always making people laugh and...
    HybridHeaven HybridHeaven 18-21, M Aug 1, 2013

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    He Is... - You make me smile Lasting for a while Your like a shining star Just the way you are Your face, Your face It makes my heart pace Your so handsome Just the way you...
    jewels223 jewels223 18-21, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Struggling Songwriter. - I've written over 100 songs. My true dream is to connect with some producers who want to collaborate with me and make a song, and I'd hire singers. The...
    don29002 don29002 16-17, M 6 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Music Speaks To Me - When I was 13 I wrote my first song.It was horrible.I didn't like it at all.Later on I rewrote a song for a magical girl anime I liked.A girl in my class told...
    EclipsedEvenings EclipsedEvenings 18-21, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Will You Be Mine - This song I wrote a while ago when I had strong feelings for a girl... I guess this is the best time to share it with yall... Im sorry, if im coming on too...
    LifeIsAnHourglass LifeIsAnHourglass 16-17, F Oct 20, 2013

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    Turned Two - Its been a while since I've turned more than one song in a month. I've turned two thus far this month. They're not complicated pieces by any means, but they are what I...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    Bits And Pieces...it Depends. - I love writing music. It varies what kind, and when - it's more of a part time hobby than anything else. For instance, when I'd upset a friend I...
    anonymousnoone anonymousnoone 18-21 Dec 23, 2012

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    La Huitre Tare - La reine pour ton coeur, comme parler une langue tres froid, est-ce que tu voudrais une entree? La huitre tare sont ouverte, quelle con! La huitre tare et l'abus...
    LaHuitreTare LaHuitreTare 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2012

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    I just wrote and recorded this song! Is it any good? I also produced it!
    mamamamonstr mamamamonstr 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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